June 1, 2007
Absolutely! Complete knowledge on what to budget for, what to spend on, what to build out, what types of products and equipment to purchase, how to hire, what to charge, and when to look for professional advice are all vital to success. By understanding all these pieces to the puzzle, you’ll be well on your way.
Keywords: adding new services skin care
March 1, 2007
An impressive 92.2% of nail techs offer nail art to clients, according to a survey conducted by NAILS.
Keywords: nail art techniques reader surveys
October 1, 2006
Watsu combines elements of massage, gentle stretching, acupressure, and movement therapy while the therapist cradles the client in mineral water that’s been heated to 96 degrees.
Keywords: add-on services watsu
May 1, 2006
Airbrush tanning services are among the fastest-growing salon offerings we’ve seen in the last few years. This easy-to-learn and inexpensive-to-implement service can round out your salon menu. But what is involved, and is it right for you?
Keywords: spray tanning sunless tanning tanning
January 1, 2006
A properly performed foot massage provides a welcome add-on to your professional pedicure services as well as soothing your client's aching feet.
December 1, 2005
Once used mostly in massage, stones (both hot and cold) are gaining a wider audience and appearing in manicure and pedicure services. Find out why these stones can be a therapeutic experience for your clients — and for you.
Keywords: hot stones manicures massage massage products natural healing
September 1, 2005
With so many sets of hands and feet dipped in the same paraffin bath day after day, should cross-contamination be a concern? The risk is actually low and we’ll show you how to keep it that way.
Keywords: Divi International paraffin paraffin safety salon sanitation SpaSoft
March 1, 2005
Use this distinctive system to harness the power of color in your client's life.
March 1, 2005
Elaine Watson, a nail tech and educator based in Tarzana, Calif., describes her technique for French fabric tips.
Keywords: fabric nails nail art
January 1, 2005
Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting BeautyTech.com gel troubleshooting lifting time saving devices
July 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND OPI Products Star Nail Products techniques
March 1, 2004
Respect, a sympathetic ear, and human contact are among the many gifts you can offer a client with cancer. Your gentle touch and professional skill can help her to feel pretty and feminine when feeling that way may be a struggle.
Keywords: cancer clients with cancer massage natural healing
January 1, 2004
Chromotherapy, also known as color light therapy, is a technique with roots in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and India that uses different-colored lights to evoke different physical and emotional responses.
Keywords: add-on services light therapy new age services
January 1, 2004
A brush-on application allows for ease-of-use and quick application, while the aerosol dryer is fast and provides a supersmooth finish.
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November 1, 2003
Zero-gravity recliners allow clients to have an astronaut-like experience.
Keywords: alternative services ergonomic furnishings massage pedicure spas